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Historical Events In 1962

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

May 02   OAS strikes in Algeria in the year 1962.  

May 02   On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

May 03   On this day in history express train crashed into wreckage of a commuter train and a freight, killing 163, injuring 400 (Tokyo, Japan)  

May 04   In the year 1962 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

May 05   In the year 1962 "West Side Story" soundtrack album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 54 weeks which is more than 20 weeks longer than any other album  

May 05   Ernest Tyldesley, cricketer (990 runs in 14 Tests for England), dies in the year 1962.  

May 06   Antonio Segni elected President of Italy in the year 1962.  

May 06   First nuclear warhead fired from Polaris submarine (Ethan Allen) on this day in history.  

May 06   On this day in history pathet Lao breaks cease fire/conquerors Nam Tha Laos  

May 06   US performs nuclear test at Pacific Ocean in the year 1962.  

May 07   In the year 1962 jimmy Conlin, dies at 77  

May 07   Pulitzer prize awarded to Theodore H White (Making of President 1960) in the year 1962.  

May 07   In the year 1962 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

May 08   In the year 1962 london trolley buses go out of service  

May 08   In the year 1962 the first Atlas Centaur Launch  

May 09   In the year 1962 beatles sign their first contract with EMI Parlophone  

May 09   In the year 1962 laser beam successfully bounced off Moon for first time  

May 09   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island in the year 1962.  

May 11   Antonio Segni becomes President of Italy on this day in history.  

May 11   On this day in history near the Coast of Mexico a 7.0 quake resulted in four persons killed, and many injured. Extensive property damage in south-central Mexico  

May 11   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on this day in history.  

May 11   On this day in history uS sends troops to Thailand  

May 12   On this day in history dick Calkins, co-author (Buck Rogers), dies at 67  

May 12   On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

May 13   In the year 1962 frank Jenks, actor (Colonel Flack), dies of cancer at 60  

May 14   Princess Sophia of Greece weds Don Juan Carlos of Spain on this day in history.  

May 14   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island in the year 1962.  

May 15   US marines arrive in Laos in the year 1962.  

May 17   In the year 1962 marin County withdraws from BART district  

May 19   "John Birch Society" by Chad Mitchell Trio hits #99 on this day in history.  

May 19   Indonesian paratroopers land in New Guinea in the year 1962.  

May 19   Stan Musial breaks Honus Wagner's National League hit record with 3,431 in the year 1962.  

May 19   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Christmas Island (atmospheric)  

May 22   14th Emmy Awards Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1962

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   Darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of ulrike Lang, writer  

Jan 03   Francesca Lia Block, American author was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   Martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of patrick Cassidy, LA Calif, actor/composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall)  

Famous Deaths In 1962

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76 in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   In the year 1962 death of hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879)  

Jan 06   Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history leRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68  

Jan 12   On this day in history death of ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42  

Jan 13   In the year 1962 ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42  

Jan 15   Kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62 in the year 1962.  

Jan 16   In the year 1962 emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77  

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